Productivity with OmniFocus and DEVONthink Pro 2

I've just spent the weekend tweaking my workflow to deal with the over abundance of information that my job generates. OmniFocus is my key app since that's where I keep all my tasks. To complete the picture, I started comparing all of my information managers - Yojimbo, Evernote, DevonThink Pro and even the good old … Continue reading Productivity with OmniFocus and DEVONthink Pro 2

Put GMail on Your Desktop with GeekTool

Recently the folks over at Panic announced a cool new way to display critical stats on your desktop - Statoo. Like GeekTool, Statoo can put the weather, date, time, disk space, current song, and so on on your desktop. Unlike GeekTool, they do it all in a few clicks. Even more interesting was the ability … Continue reading Put GMail on Your Desktop with GeekTool

Journaling Disks using Drive Genius 2

I snagged a copy of Drive Genius 2 in the recent MacUpdate Promo bundle. If you have never bought into one of the promos, I recommend that you check it out the next time it comes around. You get a lot of great software at a significant discount. Drive Genius alone was worth the price … Continue reading Journaling Disks using Drive Genius 2

iCal, Exchange, GCal Sync Update

Well, its that time of the year again when I revisit the state of iCal syncing. This time there is a lot of progress to report. First up - who could miss the announcement that Google Calendar now officially supports CalDav - the same open calendar standard that iCal speaks. This means that your Google … Continue reading iCal, Exchange, GCal Sync Update

Hear from the Readers – How Do You Do Mac Calendaring

With the recent non-event of the release of Entourage 2008, we haven't seen much of an improvement in the Mac calendar landscape. Apple has released the iCal Server as part of Leopard Server. But Outlook doesn't work with the iCalendar standard. So I'd like to hear from all of you Mac users that work in … Continue reading Hear from the Readers – How Do You Do Mac Calendaring

Information Organizers for the Mac

In my job I have to do a lot of research and I usually have multiple simultaneous projects. What this means is that when I come across information that I need, I have to store it in a way that I can reliably find it later. Storing is not the hard part, finding it later … Continue reading Information Organizers for the Mac

Calendar and Clock on Your Mac Desktop

One thing that has been missing from the Mac OS is a readily accessible calendar. Since I can *never* remember the date, I frequently need to be able to glance at a calendar. While I use Mail as my email client, because there is no integration with Exchange and iCal, I use Outlook for calendaring. … Continue reading Calendar and Clock on Your Mac Desktop